I opened Newington College LitFest last week with a call to action for the boys to buy thousands of sausage sandwiches in support of girls’ education in the developing world through our Room to Read World Change Challenge. And buy them they did. The school raised $2200 towards our Challenge goal in a two-lunchtime barbecue marathon the likes of which has never previously been seen in an educational institution. (But don’t be daunted. Your school can join in, too! Our goal is 50 schools helping 50 girls by raising $365 each. Newington students helped six girls.) I also shared a…

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Book Week 2019

Book Week 2019

In 2019, the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) Book Week theme is Reading is My Secret Power. Stories are powerful. The ability to … View Post
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Detention Cover Reveal

Detention Cover Reveal

Here’s the cover for my new book Detention, out 2 July 2019. See the blurb and full cover below. To pre-order, please request it at … View Post
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Writers Mutter

Writers Mutter

The importance of muttering while writing is underrated. People in cafes must think I’m insane but I’m usually too deep down in … View Post
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